Don't Forget to Say Thank You Book Club

Welcome to the Don’t Forget to Say Thank You Book Club! We’re reading Don’t Forget to Say Thank You by Lindsay Schlegel.

Don’t Forget to Say Thank You is the latest CatholicMom.com book to be published by Ave Maria Press.

Do you hear yourself saying the same things over and over to your kids?
“Do you need help?”
“Say thank you.”
“Wait a minute.”

In Don’t Forget to Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God, Lindsay Schlegel reimagines the common phrases we repeat as parents and applies them to our relationship with God. In doing so, she demonstrates how reflecting on our vocation as mothers can inform and illuminate our role as a daughter of God, drawing us closer to him.

What if we took the statements we repeat to our children and apply them to ourselves?

In Don’t Forget to Say Thank You, writer Lindsay Schlegel shares fifteen relatable phrases she frequently uses as a parent and how her faith and life changed when she envisioned God telling her these same things.

When we start to hear the things we’re telling our kids as wisdom from God, it’s clear that the lessons we are trying to teach our kids are ones we also need to learn as children of the Most High.

Order Don’t Forget to Say Thank You from Ave Maria Press and save 25% with coupon code PARENTING. This offer expires October 31, 2018.

Here’s our reading schedule:

September 8: Carolyn Astfalk interviews author Lindsay Schlegel

September 15: Tiffany Walsh leads the discussion on chapters 1 through 5

September 22: Nicole Johnson leads the discussion on chapters 6 through 10

September 29: Abby Watts leads the discussion on chapters 11 through 15

Don’t worry — the chapters are short. If you’re really pressed for time, don’t let that stop you; our writers will be providing lots of food for thought in their reflections on the book.

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